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Gallery: EWU vs. Sac. State, Feb. 28, 2019

Gallery: EWU vs. Sac. State, Feb. 28, 2019

March 4, 2019

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This photo was originally featured in The Easterner in Vol. 19, No. 25 in 1969. The former lieutenant of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. came to EWU to give a speech on redefining African American identity.

Looking Back: Rev. Jesse Jackson redefines African American identity in the late 60s

February 21, 2019

Rev. Jesse Jackson drew a standing ovation from a near capacity crowd in Showalter Auditorium Thursday night as he spoke on the new meanings his people...

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Gallery: EWU vs. UM Feb. 9, 2019

February 12, 2019

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Monthly roundup podcast (January)

February 11, 2019

In this edition of The Easterner's monthly roundup podcast, we cover mental health in college athletics, Rokkos Terikyaki & BBQ closing in Cheney and...

Above is former President Gerald Ford (right), the 38th president of the U.S., moments before giving a speech at EWU. Ford was a guest speaker during the school's 1982 Centennial celebration.

Looking back: Former President Gerald Ford

January 30, 2019

Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson came to EWU this past November to discuss current political and legal issues facing the nation with students...

Above are Black Student Union officers from 1975. The BSU organization was first recognized at EWU in 1968; it focuses on black identity, black unity and black pride.

Looking back – the Black Student Union

January 17, 2019

The Black Student Union is a longstanding student organization at EWU dedicated to providing a sense of community for African American students. The BSU ...

The 2010 football team celebrates their 20-19 victory over No. 5 Delaware in the NCAA Division I FCS National Championship game. The 2010 team went 13-2 overall.

Looking back: The good ol’ days

January 9, 2019

 The EWU football team came up just short this past weekend, losing in the FCS National Championship game to North Dakota State. Second place in the nati...

A beer tap is locked up. The Eastern Washington State University's request for the PUB to obtain a permit for selling beer was denied. This photo and article were originally published in The Easterner on Dec. 6 1973.

Looking Back: Beer (almost) in the PUB

November 28, 2018

This story was originally published in the Eastern Washington State University's The Easterner. The application for a permit to sell beer in the P...

Former EWU associate professor of economics and 2018 midterm congress candidate Lisa Brown. Brown was a professor for roughly 20 years at EWU.

Looking back: Lisa Brown

November 14, 2018

Pictured here is Lisa Brown in the 1980s when she worked at EWU. Brown served as an associate professor of economics from 1981 to 2001. She also briefly ...

In this collection of photos, students perform

A glimpse into “Working”

November 14, 2018


The State Normal School at Cheney Administration building engulfed in flames as it burns to the ground on April 24, 1912. No one was seriously injured in the fire.

Looking back: Fire!

November 7, 2018

EWU has an unfortunate history when it comes to structure fires. Pictured here is the State Normal School at Cheney (present day EWU) Administration buildin...

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